Pit 1 Hydroelectric Project 401 Water Quality Certification Amendment

2 Documents in Project


SCH Number
Lead Agency
State Water Resources Control Board
Document Title
Pit 1 Hydroelectric Project 401 Water Quality Certification Amendment
Document Type
EIR - Draft EIR

Document Description
PG&E owns and operates the project, which is located on the Pit and Fall Rivers near the communities of Fall River Mills and McArthur in northeastern Shasta County, CA. FERC issued a new license for the continued operation of the project on March 19, 2003. The license incorporates the conditions contained in the certification issued by the State Water Board on December 4, 2001. Pursuant to the new license and conditions 13 and 14 of the certification, PG&E: 1) Implemented required summer flushing flows between 2003 and 2009 to control the growth of aquatic vegetation and mosquito production in Fall River Pond (condition 13); and (2) monitors surface aquatic vegetation on Fall River Pond (Condition 14).

Contact Information
Meiling Roddam
State Water Resources Control Board
1001 I Street 14th Floor, P.O. Box 2000
Sacramento, CA 95812

916 341-5369


Other Location Info
City/Nearest Community: Fall River Mills

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Type
Power:Other Power Type (69.3; hydropower Watts)
Local Action
Other Action Other Action: 401 Water Quality Certification Amendment
Project Issues
Water Quality Vegetation Recreation/Parks Biological Resources Archaeologic-Historic
Reviewing Agencies
California Department of Parks and Recreation Caltrans, District 2 Central Valley Flood Protection Board Delta Protection Commission Delta Stewardship Council Department of Fish and Wildlife, Region 1 Department of Water Resources Native American Heritage Commission Regional Water Quality Control Bd., Region 5 (Sacramento) Resources Agency
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